• Short Summary

    ONE OF BRITAIN'S MOST FAMOUS MILITARY LEADERS, FIELD MARSHAL LORD ALEXANDER OF TUNIS, ARRIVE IN BONN, WEST GERMANY, ON TUESDAY FOR A FIVE-DAY VISIT AT THE INVITATION OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

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    ONE OF BRITAIN'S MOST FAMOUS MILITARY LEADERS, FIELD MARSHAL LORD ALEXANDER OF TUNIS, ARRIVE IN BONN, WEST GERMANY, ON TUESDAY FOR A FIVE-DAY VISIT AT THE INVITATION OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

    ON WEDNESDAY, HE VISITED THE WEST GERMAN DEFENCE MINISTRY IN BONN, WHERE HE WAS RECEIVED WITH FULL MILITARY HONOURS. HE HAD TALKS WITH GENERAL FOERSCH, (NOT SHOWN ON FILM) INSPECTOR GENERAL OF THE WEST GERMAN ARMED FORCES. HE ALSO VISITED PRESIDENT LUBKE, AND HERR STRAUSS, THE DEFENCE MINISTER.

    LORD ALEXANDER WAS COMMANDER IN CHIEF IN THE MIDDLE EAST DURING THE LATTER PART OF WORLD WAR TWO CAMPAIGN, AND SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER IN THE MEDITERRANEAN THEATRE. FROM 1952 TO 1954, HE WAS BRITAIN'S MINISTER OF DEFENCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA782HE4VLPVDAAJZNI4A1SGUPO
    Media URN:
    VLVA782HE4VLPVDAAJZNI4A1SGUPO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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